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NIESR Modellers Conference – The economic consequences of leaving the EU

Event date
Friday, 27 May, 2016
Event time
07:45 to 12:00
Event place
Event Type
Offline Event
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This conference collects many of the key economic projections of the consequences for the UK of leaving the EU. We will have presentations from NIESRCEP (LSE)PwCOxford EconomicsOECD and the Economists for Brexit. Please find below the programme for the day.



Registration and Coffee
9.00    Introduction, Professor Jagjit Chadha, Director, NIESR

Session 1: The long run consequences of leaving the EU. Chair: Dr Monique Ebell, Research Fellow, NIESR

9.15         Leaving the EU: Implications for the UK economy, Dr Jonathan Gillham, Head of Econometrics and Modelling, PwC
9.30         The economy after BrexitProfessor Patrick Minford, Cardiff University and co-director of Economists for Brexit
9.45         The CEP’s analysis of the economics of Brexit, Professor John Van Reenen, CEP and LSE
10.00     Q&A  
10.30     Coffee Break  

Session 2: The short run consequences of leaving the EU. Chair: Simon Kirby, Head of Macroeconomic Modelling and Forecasting, NIESR

10.45     The short term consequences of leaving the EU, Dr Jack Meaning, Research Fellow, NIESR
11.00      Brexit: a scenario analysis, Martin Beck, Lead UK Economist, Oxford Economics
11.15      To Brexit or not to Brexit: the near-term effects of financial and trade uncertainty, Elena Rusticelli, Economist, Macroeconomic Analysis Division, OECD
11.30     Q&A  
12.00     Panel: the economic consequences of leaving the EU, Chair: Professor Jagjit Chadha Director, NIESR
Professor Patrick Minford, Cardiff University and co-director of Economists for Brexit, Dr Swati Dhingra, CEP and LSE, Ian Mulheirn, Director of Consulting, Oxford Economics and John Hawksworth, Chief Economist, PwC 
13.00     Lunch  



Where: NIESR, 2 Dean Trench Street, Smith Square, London SW1P 3HE

When:  Friday 27th May, 9am – 1pm

To RSVP please contact  Luca Pieri l.pieri [at] niesr.ac.uk (subject: Event%20registration)

Tel: 020 7654 1931